Not All Pirates Problems Are Bad

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xxxei-125fafa Matt Capps joins us to express concerns about David Bednar’s use, and he has the life-experience to speak on it. He also talks about what he sees lately from Mitch Keller. Is this the breakthrough? Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also joins us to figure out what happens to young call-ups on theContinue reading “Not All Pirates Problems Are Bad”

A Pirates Spring Training On Hold

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zitbr-11a9e36 Pitchers & catchers should be reporting this week. Instead we have slow-moving CBA negotiations. In the end, though, only one group is innocent and they will be hurt the most. Joe Drake from Prospects Live also joins us to talk about some exciting names he observed down on the farm. Craig Toth covers theContinue reading “A Pirates Spring Training On Hold”

Rebuilding The Pirates, With David Samson

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j5s5c-1194837 David Samson ran two front offices for the Montreal Expos and Miami Marlins. He has done a few rebuilds and won a World Series. So, what does he think about what the Pittsburgh Pirates are doing? We ask questions and get some honest evaluations from the front office veteran. Hear how he evaluates BenContinue reading “Rebuilding The Pirates, With David Samson”

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

The Player’s Union and MLB are meeting today and there is reportedly going to be a players counter proposal coming to the table. Again, this isn’t going to end this evening with two fake happy looking guys pretending they agree on everything. Just another step.

Pirates (13-17) Drop Series to Padres, Brubaker Fights Through 5.2 for No Decision

Before I get into this game in particular, this was a fun series. Lots of good defense especially from Kim Ha-seong and Erik Gonzalez. Kim played 2B, SS and 3B consecutively giving each of the Padres big three a night off during the series and he just shined.